Au nom du père, du fils et du djihad

The Father, the Son and the Holy Jihad
Stéphane Malterre
FRA 2015
120 min

The Ayachis are a French Muslim family whose patriarch, Bassam, and son, Abderahman, have been radicalized by world events and propelled by a sense of ancestral religious duty to return to defend their syrian homeland. Over three years, filmmaker Stéphane Malterre captured their dramatic lives in Syria, fighting against Daesh (also known as Is) and Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Family members who remain in France weigh in on their loved ones’ situation and sacrifice, telling an incredible story of integration, fundamentalism and the gap between Western and Eastern cultures. (Angie Driscoll)

In the presence of Stéphane Malterre

  • Bassam Ayachi
  • Abderahman Ayachi
  • Stéphane Malterre
  • Stéphane Malterre
  • Benjamin Nathevet
  • Sébastien Touta
  • Thomas Dapello
CAT & Cie, France Televisions

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